Beauty 24 September 2015

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Something beautiful is morning, when the stars are still bright but the pale beginning of dawn begins to shimmer on the eastern horizon. The setting sun is equally as breath-taking, taking the worries of the day with it as it sinks and pulls the darkness down to cover up the cooling Earth.sallys camra 392

Riding a mountain trail through aspen and Ponderosa along a cool flowing crick with the blue sky overhead and a soft layer of pine needles and leaves spread out like a carpet on the path. IMG_3680The horse’s hooves crinkling the crisping leaves, releasing the smell of fall.

Snow falling thick and wet through grey skies and covering the bare land with a cold white layer, inviting you out to play and then back inside for some rich hot cocoa. The swish of snow shoes making a path where it seems like no one has ever traveled before this moment.

Hiking through meadows of wildflowers, all yellows, blues, purples and reds with a IMG_3804skittering of tall aspen trees on the borders and coming to rest on the rocks at the edge of the stream wandering down the mountainside.

So much beauty in creation-is it any wonder that our God is an awesome God?

About Sally Gerard

I am a writer, runner, teacher, singer, guitar player, mom, lover, coffee drinker, hunter, antique tractor driver, horsewoman, sister, and lover of the outdoors. Did I mention that I love lighthouses?
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